Women at War

Suggested Reading

Barybon, Gail and Penny Summerfield, Out of the Cage: Women’s Experience in Two World Wars (London: Pandora, 1987)

Escott, Squadron Leader Beryl, The WAAF: A History of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force in the Second World War (Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire: Shire Publications, 2003)

Graves, Charles. The Women in Green: The Story of the WVS in Wartime (London: Heinemann, 1948)

Harris, Carol. Women at War, 1939-1945: The Home Front (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2000)

Harris, Carol. Women at War in Uniform (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2003)

Hinton, James. Women, Social Leadership and the Second World War: Continuities of Class (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)

Lang, Caroline. Keep Smiling Through: Women in the Second World War (England: Cambridge University Press, 1989)

Last, Nella. Nella Last’s War: A Mother’s Diary 1939-45, ed. Richard Fleming aand Suzie Broad (Bristol: Falling Wall Press, 1981)

Millgate, Helen and Maureen Shaw, War’s Forgotten Women: British Widows of the Second World War (England: History Press Limited, 2011)

Nicholson, Virginia. Millions Like Us: Women’s Lives in the Second World War (England: Penguin, 2012)

Noakes, Lucy. Women in the British Arm: War and the Gentle Sex, 1907-1948 (London: Routledge, 2006)

Sheridan, Dorothy (ed.), Wartime Women: A Mass Observation Anthology: A Mass-observation Anthology of Women's Writings, 1937-1945 (England: Phoenix, 2002)

Starns, Penny. Nurses at War: Women on the Frontline, 1939-45 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2000)

Storey, Neil and Molly Housego, Women in the Second World War (England: Osprey Publishing, 2011)

Summerfield, Penny. Reconstructing Women’s Wartime Lives (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998)

Summerfield, Penny. Women Workers in the Second World War (Beckenham, Kent: Croom Helm, 1984)

Summerfield, Penny. Reconstructing Women’s Wartime Lives: Discourse and Subjectivity in Oral Histories of the Second World War (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1998)

Summers, Julie. Stranger in the House: Women’s Stories of Men Returning from the Second World War (England: Pocket Books, 2009)

Tyrer, Nicola. They Fought in the Fields: The Women’s Land Army: The Story of a Forgotten Victory (London: Sinclair Stevens, 1996)

Waller, Jane and Michael Vaughn-Rees, Woman in Wartime: The Role of Women’s Magazines 1939-1945 (London: Macdonald Optima, 1987)

This page was added by Malin Lundin on 24/11/2012.